Tag: University of South Florida

USF offers Italian Food in Film Class for Fall 2014

August 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
USF offers Italian Food in Film Class for Fall 2014

The University of South Florida – Tampa campus is offering Italian Food in Film (course code: FOL4101/ITT4531) from 8:00PM-9:15PM on Mondays and Wednesdays this Fall to students. Dr. Patrizia La Trecchia will be teaching this course. Dr. La Trecchia has taken big moves in the food world herself and is a support of the Milan [...]

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Pita’s Republic USF – Fresh and affordable Mediterranean fare

July 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pita’s Republic USF – Fresh and affordable Mediterranean fare

I tried Pita’s Republic near the University of South Florida Tampa campus for the first time last week during their Meatless Monday promotion. During Meatless Mondays, Pita’s Republic sells veggie pitas for $3.99 each. I upgraded and made it a meal with a side potato salad and drink and my order came to less than [...]

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Sunday Brunch @ SoFresh Salads & Grill

March 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Sunday Brunch @ SoFresh Salads & Grill

SoFresh Salad & Grill opened up shop near the University of South Florida a few months back and coined themselves as the “healthy choice” near campus. I checked it out a few times with friends, but opted for cheaper options on several occasions. The one time I did try their food, I found myself impressed [...]

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Cluckz Chicken – Tampa’s First Gourmet Fried Chicken Mobile Kitchen

February 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Cluckz Chicken – Tampa’s First Gourmet Fried Chicken Mobile Kitchen

A few months ago while perusing Instagram and Facebook I saw a post about a new food truck in town called Cluckz Chicken. This mobile kitchen serves Asian-inspired chicken wings such as Soy Garlic, Sriracha Chili, and Spoony BBQ. I tried the Soy Garlic and Sriracha Chili during my visit to the truck and both [...]

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Tampa Twilight Market Tuesdays @ Kaleisia Tea Lounge

January 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Tampa Twilight Market Tuesdays @ Kaleisia Tea Lounge

Tampa’s only Twilight Market will be kicking up steam at Kaleisia Tea Lounge (1441 E. Fletcher Avenue, Tampa FL 33612) not far from USF and Carrollwood each and every Tuesday in 2014 from 6PM-10PM. Visitors at the first event of 2014 on January 7th can enjoy a farmers market full of organic, farm fresh produce, [...]

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Review: Caffé Nove serves fresh organic coffee and delicious Korean food

May 28, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Review: Caffé Nove serves fresh organic coffee and delicious Korean food

NOTICE: Caffe Nove no longer sells Korean food. They have decided to just focus on their coffee product. Across the world in South Korea, coffee shops are all the buzz. You’ll find dozens of themed shops, in addition to the usual chains like Starbucks or Tom N Toms stacked on top of each other on [...]

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USF Taco Bus Grand Opening June 7th

June 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
USF Taco Bus Grand Opening June 7th

The wait is over for the Taco Bus to come to the University of South Florida. June 7th – USF students will be right next to a great new Mexican option, replacing Taqueria Monterrey on Fletcher Avenue. This location will offer beer specials and a 10% discount to USF students (with a valid student id). [...]

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Happy 7th Anniversary to Kaleisia!

April 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Happy 7th Anniversary to Kaleisia!

This Friday is Kaleisia Tea Lounge’s 7th Anniversary Celebration from 6:30-9:30PM. I have been visiting since about 2008 and have always had a great time there and been treated well by their employees. There will be live music, raffles, a slideshow, and FREE cake!  Special music performances will be made by Algorhythm Sky (more here). Here [...]

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USF’s 1st Food Truck Pod @ Felicitous April 26

April 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
USF’s 1st Food Truck Pod @ Felicitous April 26

This Thursday, April 26th, will be the first food truck pod at USF at 5:30PM. Exciting stuff for students who love the food truck action, but haven’t been able to visit one because of the lack of proximity to campus. The event will take place at Felicitous, a local coffee shop on 51st Street which is [...]

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In Memory of Lisa Tian, Joy of Tokyo in New Tampa restaurant owner

July 21, 2011 | By | 7 Replies More
In Memory of Lisa Tian, Joy of Tokyo in New Tampa restaurant owner

I stumbled upon Joy of Tokyo in New Tampa one day in January of this year when a friend and I were heading to SoHo Sushi North and found it closed at 2PM. We decided to try a new restaurant we had seen on Bruce B. Downs by Acropolis, Joy of Tokyo. Once inside we [...]

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Hope For Japan: Charity Dinner and Candlelight Vigil @ USF Tampa

April 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
Hope For Japan: Charity Dinner and Candlelight Vigil @ USF Tampa

“We all know of the devastation that happened in Japan on March 11, 2011. -A deadly 8.9 earthquake and a massive 23 foot tsunami stormed the country -The effects of this natural disaster has killed over 10,000 innocent people and left over 500,000 homeless and thousands have been without power -The effects of these disasters [...]

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Japan Day: Japan Relief in Tampa

April 3, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Japan Day: Japan Relief in Tampa

Many local Tampa Bay residents ran a relief event yesterday called Japan Day. Volunteers included Japanese teachers, exchange students, Japanese Club at USF members, and many more. Many booths were at the event and including an origami booth, food stands, kimono (yukata) photo booth, and performances. The event raised over $2,600 for Japan Relief and [...]

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USF Dining Guide

October 26, 2010 | By | 3 Replies More
USF Dining Guide

Hungry by USF and wondering where to eat? Then check out my Dining Guide! A list of some of my favorite restaurants within a few miles of the University of South Florida Tampa Campus. Don’t waste money at disappointing restaurants again. Enjoy! http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/dailyloaf/2010/10/22/dining-guide-university-area-eats/

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Sawatdee Thai Cuisine

September 13, 2010 | By | Reply More
Sawatdee Thai Cuisine

I took a new friend Yong Hoon to try Thai food for his first time this past week at Sawatdee, a USF-area restaurant located only a short drive down from the university down on 56th Street.  The ambiance is similar to many small Thai restaurants: decorated lavishly, quiet, and a nice place to have a [...]

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